Tag Archives: Paul Gerhardt

A Fitting Hymn For Today

It’s the Birth Anniversary of Paul Gerhardt

You can read a bio of the greatest of the Lutheran hymnists here.  And you can see a partial listing of his wonderful hymns here.

Or, best of all, you can listen to one of his more wonderful hymns on YouTube-

Reformation Spirituality Conference: Morning Session

The lectures by Carl Beckworth (on Luther’s theology of Baptism) and Giesela Kreglinger (on Paul Gerhardt’s Hymns and their spiritual messages) were both very nicely done.  Informative and invigorating.  Fortunately if you couldn’t attend the lectures and sessions will all be available, in audio, at the Beeson bookstore (and doubtless order-able online too).

Here’s a slideshow of the morning:

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